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Gambino Family History

Gambino Name Meaning
Italian: from a diminutive of gamba ‘leg’, probably applied as a nickname for someone with short legs. The surname, probably of Italian origin, is also found in Spain and Portugal.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

39,848 Historical Documents with Gambino on Ancestry.com
17,876 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,045 Military Records
4,104 Immigration Records
5,326 Census and Voter Lists
10,497 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gambino Families

  • Number of Gambino families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gambino families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gambino last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gambino census records

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Gambino Family Origin

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Gambino Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gambino families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Gambino

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Gambino Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gambino census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Gambino ancestors, such as occupation.

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Military Service by Gambino

Did the Gambinos fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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